May 24 to 28, 2021 is Alberta Rural Health Week Give your local health providers a healthy dose of recognition

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Camrose

  • Skills weekend pays off with nurse hiring

    Skills weekend pays off with nurse hiring

    How did a wiener roast, bull riding, and home-made cinnamon buns contribute to the hiring of a nurse in Tofield?  They were...

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  • High quality colonoscopies are making a difference in rural Alberta

    High quality colonoscopies are making a difference in rural Alberta

    Are people in rural Alberta receiving the same quality of colonoscopies as their counterparts in the cities?  In 2018, RhPAP contributed funding for a...

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  • Heart and stroke clinic eases anxiety for rural residents 

    Heart and stroke clinic eases anxiety for rural residents 

    Christine Holubec-Jackson’s 49th birthday wasn’t quite the celebration she expected. Days earlier, the Wetaskiwin resident was diagnosed with bleeding on the top of her...

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  • “Pop-up” clinic the right prescription for country music fans 

    “Pop-up” clinic the right prescription for country music fans 

    Meeting the medical needs of the BVJ  For five days in mid-summer, a “mini-hospital” rises to the beat of country music in...

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  • Calm head during emergency confirms medicine in volunteer’s future

    Calm head during emergency confirms medicine in volunteer’s future

    A stint as a medical volunteer at Big Valley Jamboree five years ago was all 20-year-old Allyson Wrubleski needed to know she...

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  • Lorena Franchuk: Rural health care experiences change with the times but commitment remains

    Lorena Franchuk: Rural health care experiences change with the times but commitment remains

    I wasn’t born in rural Alberta. But that’s where I grew up.  I was less than a year old when my parents...

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  • Bashaw LPN complements small town health-care team

    Bashaw LPN complements small town health-care team

    Brooke Elworthy never can predict how her day will unfold when she walks in the door at Bashaw Medical Centre.     As a licensed...

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  • Young Medical Minds Program highlights medical options for rural students

    Young Medical Minds Program highlights medical options for rural students

    Dr. Chris Nichol doesn’t mince words with a dozen attentive Grade 8 students as he leads an examination of a patient named...

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  • Profile of Dr. Chris Nichol, Camrose Physician and 2017 Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction recipient

    Profile of Dr. Chris Nichol, Camrose Physician and 2017 Alberta Rural Physician Award of Distinction recipient

    Camrose family physician, Dr. Chris Nichol, never pictured  himself in a rural practice as he worked his way through  medical school. Neither...

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